At Bay Area Lyme Foundation, our mission is to find reliable diagnostics and better treatments for Lyme disease. Our belief is that these solutions will come about through innovative research leveraging new technologies and multidisciplinary approaches. We are excited about the new projects that are currently being explored. Lyme disease has long been underfunded and the time to invest is now.

 

NATIONAL LYME DISEASE BIOBANK
Portland, OR
Creation of a national Lyme disease biobank

INSTITUTE FOR SYSTEMS BIOLOGY
Seattle, WA
Advanced proteomics and data analysis for Lyme biomarker discovery

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN FRANCISCO
San Francisco, CA
Lyme diagnostics, including RNA sequencing and TickChip

STANFORD BIOADD LABORATORY
Stanford, CA
Combination therapy clinical trial
Lyme and Alzheimer’s correlations
CD47 and Borrelia burgdorferi
Synergistic effects of anti-borrelial compounds

STANFORD UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
Stanford, CA
Sequencing of Lyme patient antibody responses

STANFORD WOODS INSTITUTE FOR THE ENVIRONMENT
Stanford, CA
Bay Area tick infection rate study

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS
Davis, CA
Lyme pathogenesis
Post-Antibiotic Persistence of Borrelia burgdorferi

GORDON RESEARCH CONFERENCE
Ventura, CA
Research conference on biology of spirochetes

IBIS BIOSCIENCES
Carlsbad, CA
Effective Lyme disease diagnoistic

NORTHERN ARIZONA UNIVERSITY
Flagstaff, AZ
Bay Area tick infection rate study
Tick testing

COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY
Fort Collins, CO
Borrelia reservoir study

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE
Irvine, CA
Model mapping of genes which influence the body’s response to the Lyme bacteria

THE HUDSON VALLEY HEALING ARTS CENTER
Hyde Park, NY
Data mining solutions for Lyme disease

THE DEAN CENTER FOR TICK BORNE ILLNESS
Charlestown, MA
Lyme Innovation Hackathon

MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY AND HARVARD UNIVERSITY
Cambridge, MA
Project description: Paper – Based Diagnostics for Early Lyme Disease

BROAD INSTITUTE, INC
Cambridge, MA
Clinical Genomics of Lyme Disease and Novel Causes of Lyme-Like Illness

 

BOSTON CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL
Boston, MA
Pediatric biobank

TULANE UNIVERSITY
New Orleans, LA
Lyme pathogenesis

UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE
Louisville, KY
Differential scanning calorimetry for Lyme diagnosis

HARVARD-MASS GENERAL HOSPITAL
Boston, MA
Clinical research conference on tick-borne illness

MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL
Boston, MA
Development of an antigen detection test for Lyme

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
Philadelphia, PA
Lyme diagnostics using nanotechnology

JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY
Baltimore, MD
SLICE (Study of Lyme Immunology and Clinical Events) clinical study expansion

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF STANDARDS & TECHNOLOGY
Gaithersburg, MD
Workshop on Lyme disease

NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY
Raleigh, NC
Lyme pathogenesis
Antimicrobials to treat Borrelia burgdorferi

AGILE SCIENCES
Raleigh, NC
New treatment attacking Borrelia biofilms

BLOOD SYSTEMS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
San Francisco, CA
Precision medicine for Lyme disease

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS
Davis, CA 
Research to characterize post-antibiotic persistence of attenuated Borrelia burgdorferi

LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY
Baton Rouge, LA
Tick chemoattractant(s) for Borrelia burgdorferi

SPAULDING REHABILITATION HOSPITAL
Charlestown, MA
Lyme Innovation Hackathon

SAN FRANCISCO STATE UNIVERSITY
San Francisco, CA
Identifying the spatial distribution and host-association of virulent genotypes of Borrelia burgdorferi in the western United States

BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY
Waltham, MA
Outsmarting smart bugs: Blocking immune evasion by Lyme and other pathogens

 

BioBank Sites

EAST HAMPTON FAMILY MEDICINE 
East Hampton, NY 

VINEYARD CENTER FOR CLINICAL RESEARCH
Martha’s Vineyard, MA 

MARSHFIELD CLINIC RESEARCH FOUNDATION
Marshfield, WI 

DIRECT URGENT CARE
Mountain View, CA